Origin of acme
OTHER WORDS FROM acmeac·mic [ak-mik], /ˈæk mɪk/, ac·mat·ic [ak-mat-ik], /ækˈmæt ɪk/, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH acmeacme , acne
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The team behind Indochine and Acme is also opening Tijuana Picnic in the LES sometime this month.Who to See and Where to be Seen: The Hot Tips for New York Fashion Week|Barbara Ragghianti|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is the acme of political correctness (notwithstanding the odd drone directed at “AfPak”).Mr. Politically Correct Obama, Meet Your Opposite, India’s Mr. Modi|Tunku Varadarajan|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I did comedy sketches of her at ACME, but she was known as ‘The Other Mrs. Gabor’ then.‘Family Guy’ Star Alex Borstein Is Ready for Her HBO Close-Up|Marlow Stern|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Sanjay seems today like an adumbration, rather than the acme, of authoritarian possibilities in India.
ACME has a mousetrap division that is not performing very well.
Dr. Coleridge "considered it to be a contagious nervous disease, the acme or intensest form of which is catalepsy."Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank
There is in art an acme of perfection, as there10 is in Nature one of goodness and completeness.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
For, there lay the acme of his cleverness; in the extraction of money from the unlucky people who came to demand it.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
Ball had been to school before, and of this school he often bragged as the acme of desirability and wickedness.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
But the point, the acme of my distresses, consisted in the awful uncertainty of our final fate.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe